The BC Hospitality Foundation Sommelier Scholarships are sponsored by Sunrock Vineyards, Dark Horse Estate WineryHester Creek Estate WineryDa Silva Vineyards and Winery and Andrew Peller Import Agency. They are an opportunity for hospitality workers to increase their wine knowledge through further education. Up to  10 $1000.00 scholarships are awarded every year.

To apply, you will need:

  • Cover letter
  • A 500-word essay on why you need and deserve a $1000.00 scholarship from the BC Hospitality Foundation
  • Description or name of course applied for
  • Two (2) reference letters from non-family members

Students applying must currently be employed in and/or have intentions of pursuing a career in the hospitality business, with a focus on wine. Students should have an application to their next course in progress when applying for a scholarship.

Applications are EASY and the award is substantial.

Scholarship applications are sent to a 15+ member industry committee for review. Winners will be notified in writing, in advance of the presentation.

Good luck!